Nettl's ElephantThe University of Illinois News Bureau reports that UI Press author and U of I Professor Emeritus of Music and Anthropology, Bruno Nettl, has been awarded the 2014 Charles Homer Haskins Prize, presented annually to a distinguished humanist by the American Council of Learned Societies.

Professor Nettl’s works include Nettl’s Elephant: On the History of Ethnomusicology, which was called, “Light and entertaining, moving and head-noddingly simple without sacrificing the complexity of its implications. . . . Classic Bruno Nettl.” by the Journal of Folklore Research, and the classic introduction to ethnomusicology, The Study of Ethnomusicology: Thirty-one Issues and Concepts, in its second edition.

Congratulations, Professor Nettl!

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